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Film Review: Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (2012)

SYNOPSIS: Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States, discovers vampires are planning to take over the United States. He makes it his mission to eliminate them. REVIEW: Now this was a movie The Black Saint was anxious to see! Based on the Seth Grahame-Smith novel of the same name (He also wrote the screenplay), “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter” …

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Film Review: Moon (2009)

SYNOPSIS: Earth has found a new way to solve the energy crisis; funny thing is that it was above us all along. Helium-3 is the new source of energy and it is found inside of rocks on the far side of the moon. Lunar Industries is leading the way bringing this clean energy to the planet and every three years …

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Film Review: Ashes (2010)

SYNOPSIS: An obsessive doctor working on a cure for AIDS unwittingly creates an aggressive new bacteria that deteriorates the body and enrages the mind. REVIEW: Director – Elias Matar Starring – Brian Krause, Kadeem Hardison, S.A. Griffin Viruses. One word that can definitely bring a lot of images to mind. Especially when put into the context and confines of a …

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Film Review: Gnaw (2008)

SYNOPSIS: Six friends holiday in the heart of the English countryside. The holiday turns into a culinary nightmare when they discover that their hosts are a sadistic family of cannibals set on turning their guests into their next meal! REVIEW: I miss the days of heading into the Mom and Pop video store that was a mile away from my …

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Film Review: Spiderhole (2010)

SYNOPSIS: They say squatting is dead – a term that takes on a sinister double meaning when four homeless art students decide to take up residence in an abandoned London House where a hidden terror lurks. REVIEW: “Spiderhole” is one of those films that is good, yet doesn’t break any new ground. It has an interesting premise and the film …

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Film Review: Bully (2001)

SYNOPSIS: Bully is a 2001 drama film, based on actual events, starring Brad Renfro, Rachel Miner, Bijou Phillips, Nick Stahl, and Michael Pitt. The screenplay was written by David McKenna (under the pseudonym Zachary Long) and Roger Pullis, who adapted the book Bully: A True Story of High School Revenge (ISBN 0-380-72333-6) by Jim Schutze. The story concerns the plot …

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Film Review: Dead in 3 Days (In 3 Tagen bist du tot) (2006)

SYNOPSIS: In Ebensse, the teenagers Nina, her boyfriend Martin, Clemens, his girlfriend Alex and Mona are best friends since their childhood. On their high-school graduation day, they all receive the same message in the cellular: “In three days you will be dead!”, but they believe is a stupid joke from their weird schoolmate Patrick. However, when Martin is found dead …

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Film Review: 1408 (2007)

SYNOPSIS: No one can explain the strange goings-on in room 1408 of the Dolphin Hotel. In this thriller based on a Stephen King story, writer and paranormal debunker Mike Enslin (John Cusack) is determined to demystify the ghostly events, even though a hotel clerk (Samuel L. Jackson) begs him to rethink his plans. Mike needs to write another book soon, …

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Film Review: Silver Bullet (1985)

SYNOPSIS: Adapted from author Stephen King’s Cycle of the Werewolf, this campy thriller tells of a sleepy American town that’s terrorized by extreme sadistic murders — seemingly, by a werewolf. While all the town’s inhabitants prepare to lock themselves up at night, Marty Coslaw, a 13-year-old, wheelchair-bound boy, is the only person brave enough to try to track down the …

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Film Review: The Photographer (2011)

SYNOPSIS: An ambitious young model, in a dead-end town, accepts an invitation for a glamor shoot from an unknown and eccentric photographer. As soon as she arrives at the secluded location, she realizes that something’s very wrong. REVIEW: Well folks, I think I may have just found the perfect alternative to taking sleeping pills to sleep. If you’re having trouble …

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Film Review: Arachnid (2001)

SYNOPSIS: A secret expedition, to a South Pacific island, is searching for an unknown deadly virus. Loren Mercer, ex-Navy pilot, is in the South Pacific looking for her ex-boyfriend, Captain John Lightfoot; who disappeared while on a secret mission. What Mercer doesn’t know is that Lightfoot collided with an alien spacecraft that discharged biological material all over the island that …

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